Due to hurricane damage, the Havelock location is closed until further notice. Havelock therapists Hannah Zhang, Sarah Hall and Judy Hickes are available to see patients at the New Bern location. Please call the New Bern location at (252) 636-9800 to discuss your care.

Upper Back Pain

Understanding upper back pain between the shoulder blades in Havelock, NC

August 7th, 2019

Pain in the lower back is a common issue that affects millions of Americans every year. The lower back bears a lot of your body’s weight, which puts pressure on the vertebrae and the spinal canal. However, pain can also affect your upper back.  While pain in the upper back is less common than pain

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Slipped Disc in Lower Back

What to do for a slipped disc in the lower back in New Bern, NC

August 6th, 2019

In between each vertebra in your spine is a thin disc filled with a soft, jellylike fluid encased by a tough, flexible shell. These discs are supposed to cushion the spine from impacts and reduce friction between the vertebrae.  An injury to the spine or a chronic condition can cause the fluid to the discs

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Sciatic Nerve Pain Treatment

Three ways physical therapists can treat sciatic nerve pain

August 2nd, 2019

Pain in the lower back is common in many adults in the United States. Often, this pain spreads into the back of one of your legs through the sciatic nerve. This is known as sciatica.  The sciatic nerve is the longest single strand of nerve in your body. It runs from the lower back down

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